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Kevin Durant's surgery a 'success' after rupturing Achilles tendon

(NEW YORK) -- Golden State Warriors' star forward Kevin Durant confirmed that he ruptured his right Achilles tendon during Game 5 of the NBA finals in Toronto Monday night.Durant confirmed that he had undergone surgery and that it was a success on Instagram."My road back starts now!" he wrote. "I…... Read More

6 arrested, 1 at large in $8K murder plot against Red Sox icon David Ortiz: Police

(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- Six men have been arrested in the brazen ambush shooting of Boston Red Sox icon David "Big Papi" Ortiz that occurred at a crowded nightclub in the Dominican Republic.Prosecutors said Wednesday that the suspects set out to kill the retired baseball player to collect an…... Read More

California governor calls for Santa Anita Park to close for investigation after horse deaths

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling for the shutdown of Santa Anita Park until it can be determined why 29 horses have died since the start of the racing season. “I continue to be troubled by the horse deaths at Santa Anita Park. Enough is enough. I…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/11/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUENY Yankees 12 NY Mets 5NY Mets 10 NY Yankees 4Cleveland 2 Cincinnati 1, 10 InningsChi White Sox 7 Washington 5Houston 10 Milwaukee 8LA Angels 5 LA Dodgers 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 4 Toronto 2Texas 9 Boston 5Oakland 4 Tampa…... Read More

Man suspected of shooting Red Sox icon David Ortiz charged with 'attempted homicide,' attorney says

(BOSTON) -- A suspect in the shooting of retired Red Sox icon David Ortiz has been charged with "attempted homicide" and "criminal association" in connection to the shooting, according to his attorney.Eddy Feliz Garcia, who allegedly confessed to playing a role in the shooting, insists that he did not shoot…... Read More

Questions abound after Kevin Durant appears to injure Achilles tendon in comeback game against Raptors

(TORONTO) -- With the Golden State Warriors facing possible elimination in Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors, the night began as a perfect comeback for Kevin Durant, the team's star forward. Before he took the court at the NBA Finals on Monday night, he hadn't played since May 8, after…... Read More

US Women's National Team routs Thailand in opening World Cup game

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) began their run in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with a 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday.They stepped onto the field in France as defending World Cup champions after their 2015 win in Canada, but are joined by many of…... Read More

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow convicted of rape, indecent exposure

(SAN DIEGO) -- Kellen Winslow was expected to be a star in the NFL when he was drafted sixth overall in 2004. Long since proven to be an all-time bust, the former tight end was convicted of rape, indecent exposure and lewd conduct in a San Diego courtroom on Monday.Winslow,…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/10/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEWashington 12 Chi White Sox 1LA Angels 5 LA Dodgers 3NY Mets at NY Yankees 7:05 p.m., postponedAMERICAN LEAGUETexas 4 Boston 3, 11 InningsTampa Bay 6 Oakland 2NATIONAL LEAGUEArizona 13 Philadelphia 8St. Louis 4 Miami 1Atlanta 13 Pittsburgh…... Read More

David Ortiz arrives at Boston hospital after getting shot in Dominican Republic

(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz arrived in Boston on Monday night from a hospital in the Dominican Republic after he was shot in the back at a nightclub by a man who police say confessed to the ambush attack. The bullet entered Ortiz's…... Read More

Santa Anita to continue racing because reforms are 'working,' spokesman says

(LOS ANGELES) -- Santa Anita Park will not heed the California Horse Racing Board's recommendation to suspend racing in the wake of two more horse deaths over the weekend because the reforms that were enacted earlier in the year appear to be effective, according to a spokesman. In March, the…... Read More

Durant practices ahead of NBA Finals Game 5

(TORONTO) -- The Toronto Raptors are one win away from their first NBA title but the Golden State Warriors are hopeful that one of their star players could return to the court Monday and turn the tide.Warriors forward Kevin Durant hasn’t played since straining his right calf during the Western…... Read More

UCLA gymnastics coach who trained viral sensation sees bright future for the sport

(LOS ANGELES) -- Behind those viral floor routines, perfect 10 scores and NCAA National Championship titles lies the hard work and dedication of UCLA’s student athletes.But now, the woman who has been at the helm of the university’s celebrated gymnastics team for the past 37 years is saying goodbye.Valerie Condos…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 6/9/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEArizona 8 Toronto 2AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 6 Boston 1Minnesota 12 Detroit 2NY Yankees 7 Cleveland 6, 10 InningsHouston 4 Baltimore 0Chi White Sox 5 Kansas City 2Oakland 9 Texas 8Seattle 9 LA Angels 3NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 4 Philadelphia 3NY…... Read More